Every day is a schoolday, but I feel proud to call myself a paramedic – First Time on the Frontline Episode 9

Sam receiving his degreeStroke patient Catherine with SamSam looking forward to his cup of teaAmbulance waiting to take a patient to hospital

On todays episode of First Time on the Frontline, we see how Sam’s confidence is growing and gets the thumbs up from one of his Clinical Team Mentors. We see him dealing with a 73 year old man who has pneumonia and is in a critical condition. He also gets invited for a cup of tea by a stroke patient who he saw when he was a student. Catherine reckons he’s turned into “a good looking boy”!   Despite the jollity, dealing with stroke patients is deadly serious; 1 in 5 strokes ends in death.

Make sure you catch up with the joy and fears in: First Time on the Frontline – Episode 9

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